McGrawsville, Indiana facts for kids

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McGrawsville
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County Miami
Township Clay
Elevation 804 ft (245 m)
ZIP code 46911
FIPS code 18-45756
GNIS feature ID 438876

McGrawsville is an unincorporated community in Clay Township, Miami County, Indiana. The eastern portion of town is in Harrison Township. Former businesses included Overman-Waters Company (owned by Ralph Overman and Herrell Waters) and Worl's Grocery. The town is home to McGrawsville United Methodist Church and the McGrawsville Feed & Grain Inc. The community is located on the former Conrail railroad line (previously the Pennsylvania/Penn Central railroads).

History

McGrawsville was established as a depot on the Pan Handle Railroad. It was named for Nelson McGraw, who opened a small store on the site two years before the railroad was built.

In 1887, McGrawsville contained one general store, a blacksmith shop, and a church.

Geography

McGrawsville is located at 40°37′49″N 86°00′50″W / 40.63028°N 86.01389°W / 40.63028; -86.01389, at the intersection of Miami County roads S 300E and E 950S.


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